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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Accomplished Registered Nurse with 3+ years of expertise in emergency services, patient care and team leadership. Passionate about driving positive outcomes for diverse types of patients. Dedicated to enhancing quality of care, safety and patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Patient record auditing
  • Procedure development
  • Care plan management
  • Patient assessments
  • Staff training
  • Patient care management
  • Resource assignment
  • Duty delegation
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Diagnostic tools experience
  • Intake and discharge
  • Medication and IV administration
Experience
RN Charge Nurse, 08/2018 to Current
Ruleville Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, LlcRuleville, MS,
  • Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to deliver quality care.
  • Built and maintained excellent rapport with patients and loved ones.
  • Monitored delivery of patient care for entire unit, including implementation of care plans.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Oversaw delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care with focus on patient safety, comfort and dignity.
  • Administered injections, medications and wound care according to needs.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Maintained comprehensive patient care plans and monitored staffs' implementation of physician's orders.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Treated patients by administering various types of medications and therapies.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Maintained comprehensive base of unit supplies to meet expected patient demands, public health emergencies and mass casualty incidences.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
RN Staff Nurse OB, 08/2009 to 08/2018
Dupage Medical GroupWinfield, IL,
  • Reviewed physician orders and administered therapies, treatments and medications.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medication risks, special diets and physician instructions to patients.
  • Reviewed physician orders and participated in medication management to optimize patient safety.
  • Maintained reports to provide oncoming shift with full patient status.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Prioritized patient care assignments based on patient conditions to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Facilitated strategic goals aimed at increasing satisfaction and improving outcomes through compassionate, precise and high-quality nursing care.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Mentored new nurses on practices and procedures to drive patient outcome goals.
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Promoted healthy lifestyle choices to reduce re-emergence of painful or dangerous symptoms.
  • Imparted medical, operational and patient care knowledge to junior nurses, supporting personal growth and enhancing professional development.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
Surgical Technician, 08/2006 to 08/2009
Providence Health & ServicesTorrance, CA,
  • Set up equipment, tools and supplies needed for procedures and organize instruments as directed in surgeons' preference cards.
  • Handed instruments and supplies to surgeons during procedures.
  • Cleaned and sterilized operating rooms.
  • Counted and recorded sponges, instruments, and needles at beginning and end of surgical procedures.
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Facilitated invasive, non-invasive, and minimally-invasive procedures by creating safe and functional operating room environments.
  • Used retractors, sponges and suctioning and irrigating equipment to create unobstructed operating fields.
  • Collected and prepared tissue specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Used hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, and electrocautery equipment to control bleeding.
  • Reviewed surgical requirements and prepped operating room with appropriate tools, equipment and instruments.
  • Collaborated with operating room staff to cultivate efficiency and prepare for scheduled and emergency procedures.
  • Effectively supported surgeons in fast-paced healthcare environments, resulting in better patient care and less pain medication post-surgery.
  • Organized equipment and instruments in alignment with surgical protocols and surgeon preferences.
  • Maintained reusable surgical instrumentation and equipment, including decontamination, cleaning, sterilizing, storing and distributing.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 04/2016
Kaplan - Online,
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LBWCC - Greenville, AL
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2011
LBWCC - Greenville, AL
GPA:
LPN Certificate : Nursing, Expected in 08/2009
LBWCC - Opp, AL
GPA:
Surgical Technology Certification : Surgical Technology, Expected in 2007
LBWCC - Opp, AL
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Kaplan
  • LBWCC
  • LBWCC
  • LBWCC
  • LBWCC

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Charge Nurse
  • RN Staff Nurse OB
  • Surgical Technician

Degrees

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  • LPN Certificate
  • Surgical Technology Certification

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